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Author: Kalman, Bobbie
Publisher: Crabtree Publishing
Year Published: 2010
ISBN: 978-0-778794-43-1
Grades: Grade 1, Grade 2

Places in My Community

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Aimed at Division 1 students and written at an upper Grade 1 reading level, this non-fiction text will be useful in Grades 1 for discussion of My Community, and in Grade 2 when the curriculum expands on the concept of community. The text begins by answering the question [R What is a Community? , and goes on to explore various aspects [R homes, workplaces, schools, shops, community helpers. Non-fiction text features that will engage and guide young readers include: a table of contents; headings in large, brightly coloured font; double-spaced text in a large font; important words in bold print; picture index, and large colour photographs to clarify and extend the text.
There are 31 additional titles in this series by Bobbie Kalman, touching on many Grade 1 Science and Social Studies topics in the Alberta curricula. These readers are levelled by the publisher and have 4 titles at each guided reading level A through H. Places in My Community is Level G.

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